Scavenger Hunts

Want more points? Try our scavenger hunts! The answer to each question will be a Secret Code you can enter into your Summer Reading Challenge account. If you answer correctly, you'll be awarded 5 points. An incorrect answer will get an "invalid entry" message. Capitalization does not matter on the codes, but multiple words will need a space in between. Be sure to check your spelling!

eResources Scavenger Hunt

Most of these answers can be found by exploring our eLearning & Articles or our eBooks & eMedia pages. A login with your library card may be required for some resources:

  1. On Zinio, what is the title of the first Spanish language magazine? (it is two words)
  2. On Enki, what is the label on the fifth tab of featured titles that show book cover previews?
  3. On Biblioboard, what city is featured in the title of the first book shown under the "Indie California" curation?
  4. What is San Jose Public Library's handle on Instagram?
  5. On, you can translate the text of our website into different languages using Google Translate. What is the 2nd to last language featured in the menu?
  6. On PowerKnowledge Physical Science, play the "Isaac's Apples" game. According to the instructions at the start of the game, what year was Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion published?
  7. On Global Road Warrior, find the Country Travel Guides. What country is listed right before Mongolia?
  8. On MyHeritage Library Edition, from what year are the most recent U.S. Census records available?
  9. On Rock's Back Pages, find the "Magazine Archive". In the description at the top of the Magazine Archive request form, what is the title of the last magazine mentioned?
  10. On OverDrive's main page, what is the 3rd book title featured in the "Pulitzer Prize 2017" spotlight?